Finance panel approves key amendments to tenders law

KUWAIT: The National Assembly's financial and economic affairs committee yesterday introduced key amendments to the tenders law which require forming technical committees for the...

Newcomer Ali Al-Khamees wins parliamentary seat – Amir congratulates citizens on success of by-elections

KUWAIT: Independent newcomer Ali Abdullah Al-Khamees yesterday became a member of parliament after winning the only seat in the by-election that became vacant with...

Govt submits subsidy study to MPs – Overseas treatment cut decision ‘frozen’

KUWAIT: The government yesterday submitted to the National Assembly a study on economic reforms including proposals to cut subsidies on petrol, electricity and water,...

Modest turnout at early voting hours

KUWAIT: Polling stations in the third constituency opened doors yesterday at 8:00 am for voting in by-elections for a seat that fell vacant with...

34 candidates battle for one seat in by-election – 10 MPs sign motion to...

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry has finalized preparations for the by-elections to take place tomorrow to elect one lawmaker to replace late MP Nabil Al-Fadhl...

MPs slam reductions in overseas treatment – Abdaly cell members deny charges

KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday intensified their opposition to government measures to reduce financial allocations for sending Kuwaiti patients abroad for medical treatment with some of...

MPs blast govt over cuts in overseas treatment – Panel wants to cut...

KUWAIT: The National Assembly's budgets committee yesterday strongly criticized the government for failing to cut spending despite the sharp decline in oil prices and...

Lawmakers slam decision to increase female expat teachers’ allowances

KUWAIT: Several angry reactions responded to a government decision to retroactively increase rent allowance for female expatriate teachers from KD 60 to KD 150. A...

Team eyes Gulf support for scrapping Kuwait’s football suspension: MP

MANAMA: The current Gulf tour by a Kuwaiti parliamentary sports delegation is mainly intended to rally up Gulf support for dropping Kuwait's football suspension,...

Govt denies any plan to cut wages amid deficit – Moves to limit numbers...

KUWAIT: State Minister for Cabinet Affairs and acting Electricity and Water Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah denied yesterday reports saying that the government could...

Premier to sack ministers who fail to curb spending – Govt to present detailed...

KUWAIT: The government will submit a detailed program of economic reforms including proposed cuts to subsidies on petrol and electricity to the National Assembly...

MPs against subsidy cuts, end debate without vote – Govt seeks to privatize some...

KUWAIT: Lawmakers stepped up their opposition to proposed government plans to cut subsidies on fuel and electricity in the second day of a debate,...

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7th August